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SA records first Monkeypox case

South Africa has recorded the first case of monkeypox. This follows Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla received a report from the National Health Laboratory Services CEO that they have confirmed through laboratory tests the...

No more masks for Mzansi

As of yesterday, South Africans no longer need to wear masks indoors in public settings. Limits on gatherings, and border checks – including for vaccination status – have also been dropped. This is according to a...

25-year-old appears in court for raping pensioner

A 25-year-old man allegedly raped a 62-year-old male pensioner during the evening of Monday, 20 June in Bushbuckridge, Ga-Motibidi. READ | Suspect rapes his grandmother and cousin According to police, on the day around 20:30, the victim...

Four vehicles recovered along Mozambique borderline

Four stolen vehicles were found on Tuesday by South African Defence Force (SANDF) members during a routine patrol. According to a report, the SANDF members spotted a suspicious convoy of vehicles which is believed to...

Five suspects face fraud charges

Five suspects, including two former bank officials, appeared in the Tonga Magistrate’s Court facing charges of fraud. Two former bank officials, Dorcas Nyambi, Patricia Mnisi, Cyprian Themba Magagula. Clement Shongwe and Thapelo Modika were arrested...

ANC Provincial Conference hangs in the balance

The long-awaited ANC provincial conference is postponed again for the umpteenth time. Provincial convenor, Mandla Ndlovu, confirmed the postponement. He said the conference will, however, sit this month. READ | ANC expels Nkomazi mayor from the party “The...

Matric results will not be published in newspapers

The Department of Basic Education will not publish matric results on newspapers or public platforms. This is in compliance with Protecting Personal Information Act (POPIA). The Information Regulator met with DBE on January 12 to...

Kidnapped daughter to reunite with family after 20 years

ERMELO - Police finally cracked a kidnapping case of a woman who disappeared with a baby girl 20 years ago. According to police reports, on 23 March 2001, a woman, aged 16 at the time,...

More arrests made in Lebombo corruption case

KOMATIPOORT - Three more suspects between the ages of 36 and 51 were arrested at Lebombo Port of Entry on Sunday, November 14. This brings the total of suspects to six following the arrest of...

Vooma Vaccination Campaign runs smoothly in Mkhondo

AMSTERDAM - The community of KwaThandeka came in large numbers for the Vooma Vaccination Campaign in Mkhondo today. READ | Barberton offenders receive their jab This is the third phase of the initiative to get people vaccinated...

Immigration officials arrested at Lebombo Port of Entry

Three people, including an immigration officer, a police officer and a hawker were arrested at the Lebombo Port of entry on Friday. READ | Smuggled vehicle worth R2.7 million gathering dust at Lebombo Border This is following allegations...

Prison warden appears in Witbank Magistrate’s Court for drug dealing

A prison warden, Tinyiko Claudia Mathebula, appeared at the Witbank Magistrate’s Court yesterday for drug dealing. The Hawks arrested her in the early hours of Thursday morning. They released her on R3 000 bail. Her...